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Service and Other

Service and Community Engagement

I have reviewed submissions in the following conferences and journals:

ISM Information Systems Management (2014)
Journal of Management Information Systems (2015)
Decision Support Systems (2015)
 European Journal of Information Systems (2015)
 International Conference on Information Systems (2016, 2015, 2014)
AMCIS Americas Conference on Information Systems (2018, 2014)
DESRIST Design Science Research in Information Systems & Technology (2018, 2015, 2014)
WITS Workshop on Information Technology and Systems (2013, 2014)
PACIS Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (2015)
ECIS European Conference on Information Systems (2016, 2014)
AMIA American Medical Informatics Association (2014, 2015)
IEEE-CBI Conference on Business Informatics (2016)

I have served as a volunteer in the following conferences:

AMCIS 2014 Savannah, Georgia – Volunteer
DESRIST 2014 Miami, FL – Volunteer
DESRIST 2014 Miami, FL – Chaired one session
ICIS 2013 Milan, Italy – Volunteer
ICIS 2012 Orlando, FL – Volunteer

Professional Service & Affiliations

Association for Information Systems (AIS)

  • Member of the Doctoral Student Activities Subcommittee (AIS). The goal is to help doctoral students be successful in their studies, job searches, and first years as academics.
  • Treasurer and Secretary SIGSAND (President: Binny M. Samuel VP: Roman Lukyanenko).

The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)

News and Other


Featured in AIS Insider: “10 Questions with Arturo Castellanos”. AIS InSider

Winner (U.S. Leg) Santander NEO Challenge (Data Mining Competition). Source: FIU News

Banco Santander Executives

FIU Team with Javier Rodriguez Hergueta, Senior VP and BI Director, and Maria Gisbert, Director of Marketing.

Finalist in the eMerge Startup Competition (University Track). eMerge is the largest tech conference in South Florida (125 Startups from the U.S., Europe, and LATAM were showcased in three different tracks). PatMiner, a patent analysis platform, was featured in the Miami Herald, FIU News, and local tech blogs.

From left to right: Monica Tremblay, Chair of the Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems at the College of Business, Arturo Castellanos and Longhui Zhang

Source: FIU News article 05/05/2015

Finalist IBM Watson Competition – Mentor a group of students who designed an AI-powered Smart Speaker for homeless veterans (Sponsoring organization: HelpUSA) –NYC

Gave a talk to the AIS FIU Student Chapter on joining AIS Student Competitions (analytics) — slides

Invited speaker: World Information Architecture Day (WIAD – Miami, 2016) – IA: Philosophy of Design – Ontologies 

World IA Day

Gave a talk at H2O World AI Conference at the Computer History Museum (Mountain View, California)







Talk: Youtube

Participated in the Doctoral Consortium at AMCIS 2015 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Participated in the Doctoral Consortium at DESRIST 2014 in Miami, Fl.

University Graduate School Fellowship 2012 – 2015

Invited to Phi Kappa Phi (2015)

Led a team of three students for the QVC Challenge –a data analytics challenge.

Honorable mention – Tableau Student Data Challenge (2012)

Listed in the Tableau top 1% of Tableau Public authors (2013)

Panelist DESRIST 2016. Reflecting the Past and Peeking into the Future with Design Science Natives (St. John’s, Canada)

Fluent in Spanish